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For Yankees, it's about the big picture

Obsession with the rotation obscures fact that these Bombers are pretty darn good

Updated: August 25, 2011, 8:26 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- A reminder of just how much the New York Yankees' rotation drama has muddied the real story about this team came barreling to mind Wednesday night, right around the time Oakland third baseman Scott Sizemore got a huge jump off Yankees starter CC Sabathia in the fifth inning -- and then Francisco Cervelli sprang from his crouch and threw to second base in time to stop Sizemore from stealing anyway. And rather easily.

Cervelli is the Yanks' backup catcher, and he made ...

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